Restaurant reviews

Snohomish’s Cocos Mariscos & Bar: Go for the food — and the fun

It’s a jumping place with a party atmosphere — and the seafood’s pretty good, too.

 

Beloved Seattle restaurant brings island spirit to Lynnwood

Ravenna’s Kona Kitchen expands north, bringing its big-portion Hawaiian dishes with it.

 

Experience the flavors of the Caribbean at Calypso in Edmonds

Strike up the steel band and get ready for a restaurant that evokes the sunny Caribbean islands.

 

Take a trip to authentic Mexico at Tía Lety in Everett

You don’t go to this eatery for the ambiance, but the tacos and tamales are well worth seeking out.

Mukilteo’s Empty Shell serves a full boat of seafood delicacies

Oyster lovers — who do not include our reporter — will appreciate the six types on offer.

10 coffee spots to visit in Snohomish and Island counties

If you’re looking for a cuppa, here’s where you can find some of the best java we drank.

Wings, fried chicken at That Chicken Place worth crowing over

The new restaurant in downtown Everett near the Angel of the Winds Arena is a haven for wing nuts.

Our mission: To sample the meatless Impossible Burger

The much-hyped product impressed two carnivores in a taste test. Find it at five county restaurants.

The cheese pie with filo dough, feta and spinach at the Newsroom in Mill Creek. Photo: Sharon Salyer

Mill Creek’s Newsroom: Stop in for quick snack or spot to linger

The coffee house decorated with news memorabilia also sells sandwiches, gelato, wine and beer.

The cheese pie with filo dough, feta and spinach at the Newsroom in Mill Creek. Photo: Sharon Salyer

Rediscovering the Totem, an Everett food landmark

This bustling diner has been filling hungry bellies since 1953 — and it’s still going strong.

Top restaurants: The Herald’s 10 best places to eat from 2018

Here is a list of our favorite places to dine out in Snohomish County this year.

Restaurant owner recreating his childhood with ramen house

Denis Zimmermann, who grew up in Japan, switched careers to open his own restaurant in Langley.

Have you seen this stuffed tater tot in Mukilteo? It’s huge

The Diamond Knot Brewery & Alehouse on front street serves up delicious — and giant — Knot tots.

Some like it hot, and they’ll love this Edmonds eatery

Shi Qu Restaurant, a new place on Highway 99, serves authentically fiery Sichuan cuisine.

There’s plenty to choose from at The Rusty Pelican with full breakfast and lunch menus. This is the Dungeness crab meat benedict.

Your hardest choice at Rusty Pelican Cafe? Breakfast or lunch

The restaurant with locations in Mill Creek and Edmonds has a surprisingly varied menu.

There’s plenty to choose from at The Rusty Pelican with full breakfast and lunch menus. This is the Dungeness crab meat benedict.

Authentic Salvadoran home cooking on the edge of Mill Creek

You won’t find fancy frills at Nuevo Amanecer Pupuseria, but the pupusas are delicious.

Tasty pho and much more at new Vietnamese restaurant in Everett

Basil on Everett Mall Way is run by the son of longtime Vietnamese-American restaurateurs.

A storied Nebraska barbecue tradition continues in Monroe

The Amarillo Restaurant Tavern, an Omaha-area institution for 3 decades, opens on E. Main Street.

Cookies delivered to your door, even late, in Edmonds, Everett

Midnight Cookie Co. cashes in on the convenience craze through delivery apps.

Tasty Indian Bistro in Everett lives up to its name

The Indian restaurant has been open about 15 months, over which time it’s built a loyal following.